Maple Sugar Festival

Maple Sugar Festival

Maple Sugar Festival 2014 March 31st to April 6th

Monday, March 31st

Luncheon and Show for Seniors
A festive meal with the bilingual folklore music group
Pourquoi pas!
11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Cost: $25.00
Registration Required

Wednesday, April 2nd

Soup Splash
Featuring: chefs from the area’s best restaurants. Dine and judge!
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20.00
To make a reservation call 613 580-2424 extension 32001

Thursday, April 3rd

“Mordus des mots”
The Vanier Museopark and the publishing house Les Éditions
David invite you to a session of putting into words the “Mordus
des mots” stories interpreted by a professional actor.
7:30 p.m.
Cost: $10.00
To make a reservation call 613 580-2424 extension 32001

Friday, April 4th

Area schools make the most of the maple sugar season!
On the menu: programming designed for children.
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Maple Sugar Weekend

Guided tours of the Museopark and the Sugar Shack, tasting
maple taffy, different artists, farm animals, sled dogs, reptiles,
inflatable structures, public entertainers, face painters and sleigh
rides!

Saturday, April 5th

Pancake breakfast and greatest eater contest
Public figures will be taking part in the pancake contest during
our traditional Maple Sugar Festival breakfast. We thank the VCSC
for its contribution!
10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $6.00 ($4.00 per child under 10)

Luv2Groove
The Luv2Groove dance company invites children of all ages to
move and groove. Smiles guaranteed!
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Free!

Stef Paquette
Stef Paquette is a singer-songwriter and actor who no longer
needs any introduction. Don’t miss this event!
11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Free!

Stories by Archie Martin
Archie Martin will entertain you with stories from a First Nations
perspective.
Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Free!

Heritage Hands Ottawa Drum Club
This group of percussionists will have you moving to their
rhythms both literally and figuratively!
12:30 to 1:00 p.m.
Free!

Lumberjack contest
A classic event of the Festival; sugar as well as testosterone!
1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
Free!

Sunday, April 6th

Maple Sugar Festival Brunch
A brunch people will enjoy: maple products served in a festive
environment!
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $12.00 ($5.00 per child under 10)

Ligue du bonheur
This group offers a beautiful mix of traditional music, folk dancing
and stories.
10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Free!

Heritage Hands Ottawa Drum Club
This group of percussionists will have you moving to their
rhythms both literally and figuratively!
11:15 to 11:45 a.m.
Free!

Créations In Vivo
Children will be fascinated by these circus workshops. Truly
impressive demonstrations!
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Free!

Pandaléon
This band opens up a whole new world of music; be part of the
adventure!
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Free!

Strength demonstration
Strong man Yves Drouin and his associates will amaze you with
their Louis-Cyr-type strength!
1:15 to 2:15 p.m.
Free!